By 1636 the General Court gave power over the church to the magistrates and, later, control as to who preached what and where.
He named this New Amsterdam, and the Dutch holdings in the area were collectively called New Netherlands.
New Amsterdam was granted self government by the Dutch in 1652.
They were deposited in the channels and on the banks of streams that flowed into the lagoons, swamps, estuaries and beaches of an ancient inland sea.
This sea, at its greatest extension, reached from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean; it covered most of central to western Nebraska and Kansas during the Quipu: an ancient Inca device for recording information, consisting of variously coloured threads knotted in different ways.
The spirit of God speaking directly to her soul was her authority and she questioned the suitability of all but two of the Ministers.
Given that the Ministers decided who was entitled to vote by virtue of being truly saved and one of the elect, Ann's religious views were politically disruptive. This spirit was contrary to the New England theocracy where the church had responsibility for monitoring the beliefs and behaviour of the people.The Spanish colonised the island and called it Hispaniola.It was the first place occupied by Europeans in the Americas.Between 16, about 20,000 Puritans came to New England.1631 The first "General Court" of the Massachusetts Bay Colony established.This William Peen was a naval officer and the father of the William Penn who became a The region of north east South America now knwon as Colombia bridges the Carribaean and the Pacific, the Amazon and the Andes. Santa Fe de Bogotá (Bogotá), the capital of present day Colombia, was founded by the Spaniard Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada in 1538. The French called it Paresseux and the Spanish Perezosos or Pereza (lazy). This animal figures in the mythology of some native South Americans as an ancestor of the human species, or as an animal a human is changed into as punishment.